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  • 24/01/2018 - ICROSS Kenya Annual Report 2017

    Dear friend of ICROSS please download the latest annual report which is below. It is our most comprehensive annual review detailing all of our activities and programmes together with a complete summary of ICROSS initiatives, Programmes and research. As always we welcome your feedback and your ongoing support to ICROSS as we try to make the world a little better. Your support to us is what allows our work to continue and expand. With your help 2018 will be our most significant year. We thank you for your continued efforts which keep all of our projects sustainable and through you we all continue to change the world. Download it here 

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  • 17/11/2017 - The Kenyan Marathon Nairobi Fundraiser for ICROSS 2017

    James Kinyua leads the ICROSS team in a global Marathon running at over 6000ft above sea level. James is part of ICROSS team leading a new generation of young Kenyans supporting ICROSS projects across the country.

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  • 06/05/2017 - Founder of ICROSS has died

    The Co-founder of the International Community for Relief of Starvation and Suffering, ICROSS,  has  died at the age of  102.  Dr Joseph Barnes MD created ICROSS with Dr Michael Meegan in 1979.   Before his work with ICROSS he has already spent 4 decades in Africa and round the World serving  the poorest of the poor.  He was Knighted by the Pope for  his work in then the Biafran war for services to  humanity. 
     

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  • 18/03/2017 - Kenyan Drought worsens 2017

    On 10 February the Government declared a national drought emergency, with 23 of 47 counties affected. The number of food insecure people more than doubled – from 1.3 million to 2.7 million. Some 357,285 children and pregnant and lactating mothers are acutely malnourished. All the  nutritional data indicates the  over 20% of children and 14%  of mothers are malnourished. See ..Drought to intensify in Kenya in 2017, new early warning system showshttp://www.reuters.com/article/us-kenya-drought-idUSKBN1421WH

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  • 22/02/2017 - ICROSS focus on the UN sustainable goals 2017

    ICROSS has just completed a team workshop on the UN sustainable development  goals  which are detailed in depth athttp://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/sustainable-development-goals/

    These goals can only be attained through multi lateral, bilateral and global network partnerships. For over thirty years ICROSS has  been developing close working relationships with International associations, organisations, lobby groups, networks and campaign initiatives. Equally important ICROSS has  developed long term partnerships with communities and local groups at village level.

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  • 25/01/2017 - ICROSS GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT PLANNING WORKSHOP 2017

    This week ICROSS is working with partners and colleagues in redefining  and updating our  priority areas of locally owned development initiatives. 
     

    Our  rights based approach  continues to campaign and lobby as well as implement programmes on the ground.  For 38 years this month ICROSS has been building long term sustainable programmes meeting  priorities set by local communities. 

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  • 25/12/2016 - Christmas Greetings From The ICROSS Family

    On behalf of all the ICROSS teams and volunteers at ICROSS International, we would like to thank all our friends, colleagues and partners and wish them a Wonderful Christmas. It has been a challenging year Worldwide and we have been  only able to  maintain  all our  programmes because of your dedication and help. While we will soon be releasing the Annual Review, this is a time of gratitude and celebration on another year of service and success.
     
    On behalf of everyone in the International Community for Relief of Starvation and Suffering including the co-founder Dr Joe Barnes ( now retired at  102 yrs old ) we wish you a Blessed and very  happy Christmas.

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  • 30/11/2016 - AIDS DAY 2016

    ICROSS for the last 30 years has prioritized respiratory tract infection because it remains the biggest killer in Kenya, we have seen life expectancy fall by 10 years primarily because of HIV related infections these are the second major cause of death in Kenya as you can see from our strategic plan 2015-2020 diarrhea malnutrition and malaria are also are the center of our health programme these are all among the top 10 causes of death in Kenya in 2016. The vast majority of Kenya are under 15 years old and we need an effective strategic policy to bring Kenya life expectancy up to standards of other countries.

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  • 12/08/2016 - Focus on Jennah

    Jennah-Louise Salked has been campaigning for women's rights in Kenya for the last four years. She has been dynamic as an ambassador for remote rural women's groups and mother and child health, this year Jennah has set up a series of projects working with ICROSS in Kenya and its partner charity in the United Kingdom, New World International UK. To learn more about the work of both charities, you can check out our YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/ICROSSwork and our websites http://icrossinternational.org and http://nwiuk.org . If you would like to support any of Jennah's projects, you can donate through the British charity commission regulated charity http://www.nwiuk.org/ or directly https://www.charitycheckout.co.uk/1126542/Donate .

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